Job Postings - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

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Job Postings

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Job Openings at ABC12:

Promotion Writer/Producer

Position: Promotion Writer/Producer
Department: Promotions
Reports to: News Director
Date: April 28, 2014
Submitted by: Jayne Hodak
Position Available: Immediate

Job Summary: Creative, energetic writer/producer to lead the station’s news and programming promotional efforts. Emphasis on daily news topical promotion and station image campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

Strong creative writing skills

Comprehensive graphic design for the look, feel and brand consistency

Understanding of cross platform marketing including social media

Multitask while under tight deadlines

Special skills:

Avid non-linear editing required

After Effects required

Adobe Photoshop 3D motion graphic preferred

Strong communication and organizational skills

Experience Requirement:

Three years of experience producing topical and image spots/campaigns for a local news broadcast affiliate

Three years of Avid editing experience

Basic exposure to shooting techniques: shot composition, focus, flow and lighting


Four year degree in related field. Will look at years of station experience


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and key responsibilities and essential duties of work performance by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job. The job description is not an employment contract. Out company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

No phone calls please.

Please submit resume along with a cover letter and demo reel on DVD to :

Jayne Hodak
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, MI 48503

WJRT-TV, an ABC Station owned by SJL Broadcast Management, is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Early Evening Anchor/ Nightside Reporter

Position: Early Evening Anchor / Nightside Reporter
Department: News
Reports to: News Director
Date: April 21, 2014
Submitted by: Jayne Hodak
Position Available: Immediate

WJRT-TV, ABC 12, in Flint, Michigan, has an opening for an Early Evening Anchor / Nightside Reporter in its News Department. The position calls for anchoring evening newscasts and reporting news stories. The applicant should have a 4-year college degree and at least three years of professional experience in a television newsroom. The applicant should show proficiency at news anchoring, writing, communication. Candidate must be able to enterprise story ideas and meet deadlines. Candidate must be able to shoot and edit their own material and deliver content to our website. This is a full time position.

No phone calls please.

If interested, please send resume and demo reel to:

Jayne Hodak
News Director
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, MI 48503-4281

WJRT-TV, SJL Holdings Company and SJL Broadcasting Management, LLC are an equal opportunity Employer.



Position: News Reporter/Videographer
Department: News
Reports to: News Director
Date: January 28, 2014
Submitted by: Jayne Hodak
Position Available: Immediate

WJRT-TV, ABC12, the number one station in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City market (#68) is seeking a highly motivated Reporter/Videographer.

The successful candidate should be an excellent storyteller who possesses strong writing skills, solid news judgment, and is able to meet deadlines under pressure.

Candidate must have the ability to shoot and edit video. Candidates should also have a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a similar degree, as well as a minimum of two years PROFESSIONAL experience. Hours, shifts, responsibilities are flexible and are subject to change at the News Directors discretion.

This is a full time position.

No phone calls please.

If interested, please send resume and demo reel to:

Jayne Hodak

News Director

2302 Lapeer Road

Flint, MI 48503-4281

WJRT-TV, SJL Holdings Company and SJL Broadcasting Management, LLC are an equal opportunity Employer.


Graphic Artist

Position: Graphic Artist
Department: Production
Reports to: Production Manager
Date: July 25, 2011
Submitted by: Rick Roffman
Position Available: Immediate

WJRT/abc12 currently has an opening in our Production Department as follows:

GRAPHIC ARTIST: WJRT-TV, SJL Holding Company and SJL Broadcasting Management, is seeking a highly motivated Graphic Artist. This position is responsible for conceptualizing and designing high-quality video graphics and formats for newscasts, special reports, and promotional campaigns. The Graphic Artist position creates print graphics for station ads, posters, and promotional items. This position will be called upon to help with Production Duties as needed. The ideal candidate should be proficient in spelling/grammar. Applicant needs to be experienced with Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects. Candidates require strong creative sense and the ability to work with numerous deadlines. Knowledge of Curious Maps, Chyron Duet, and Liberty software are beneficial. Avid or Final Cut Pro editing desired. 3D experience is a plus.

Please send non-returnable demo reel, cover letter, and resume to:

Rick Roffman
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, MI 48503-4281.

WJRT-TV, SJL Holding Company and SJL Broadcasting Management, LLC are an equal opportunity Employer.

Job Openings at 13abc

Job Title: Weekend Director / Production Assistant

Department: Production


13abc is looking for an energetic, eager-to-grow newscast director to work with Toledo’s top-rated news team!  If you enjoy traditional production directing (we are not an automated control room), fast-paced shows and a new challenge every day, we may be a good fit for you.  Candidate should thrive on live newscast directing but also be interested in shooting and/or editing short-form projects.  We are a great fit for someone looking for variety in their work environment.

If interested, please send your resume and directing/production reel (with director’s track) to, or mail to Tamara Rost, Director of Operations, 4247 Dorr St.  Toledo, OH 43607.  We accept on-line links (YouTube, Vimeo) or DVD-Video discs for reels.

Job Responsibilities:

-          Direct and TD Saturday and Sunday night 6pm and 11pm newscasts.

-          Fill-in for the morning and evening directors during the week as necessary.

-          Assist with production of commercials, PSAs and promotions.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

-          At least one year work experience in a live production environment.

-          At least one year non-linear editing experience.

-          Ability to give calm, clear direction to crew while under pressure.

-          Ability to multitask while under tight deadlines.

-          Ability to direct non-scripted breaking news.

-          Preferred Technical Experience:

o   Grass Valley Kalypso or similar 4 M/E switcher

o   VIZrt Graphics

o   ENPS Newsroom Computer System

o   Avid Media Composer

o   Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop is a must)

o   Sony XDCAM EX cameras and media

-          Education:

o   Four Year Degree in a related field, such as Communications, preferred.


Job Openings at WICU/WSEE:

Assistant News Director/Assignments Manager

WICU/WSEE is looking for a an Assistant News Director/Assignments Manager to manage daily coverage and planning. Strong organizational skills and understanding of newsroom operations is required as is the ability to change plans to stay ahead of breaking and changing news.

Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work; assisting with appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned journalist to make a transition into management or a news manager with one to two years' experience to move into an Assistant News Director role. This is not your typical station for this market size with two separate state of the art HD studios producing independent newscasts on our NBC, CBS and CW. This is an area with four diverse seasons of fantastic lake living along the shores of Lake Erie.

Contact information: Bill Cummings, News Director, WICU/WSEE at

WICU/WSEE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Full Time IT Supervisor

Erie TV station looking for a Full Time IT Supervisor.

Requirements include:

Technical support

PC technician – hands on hardware and software support on site

- Installing, configuring and maintaining desktop and laptop PCs and peripherals

- Installing and configuring applications and operating system software and upgrades

- Troubleshooting and repairing hardware and network connectivity issues

- Removing old equipment and performing data migration to new machines

Desktop support

- Work with hardware and software vendors to procure IT products

- Configuration and installation of IT hardware and software

Systems Administration

- Installing operating system software patches and upgrades

- Creating user accounts and managing access control based on company policies

- Performing systems backup and recovery

- Server builds and upgrades

Help desk support including Tiers 1-3 for other TV stations

Television Broadcasting master control support

- Work with the broadcast engineering staff to support the specialized hardware and software associated the television broadcasting



- Practical understanding of network architecture and design for small television broadcasters

- Planning and design of network upgrades and fixes

- Troubleshooting network architecture

- Knowledge of Cisco products including router configuration and management

LAN/WAN administration

- Administering the operation LAN/WAN related network services according to company policies

- Troubleshooting LAN/WAN performance

- Work with network vendors and carriers to ensure optimization and ongoing management

- Network security including

Please send resume to:

Attn: Marie Leszek
3514 State Street
Erie, PA 16508

Or email

WICU TV/WSEE TV is an equal opportunity employer

No phone calls please


News Producer

Job Description: WICU/WSEE the NBC and CBS affiliates in Erie, Pennsylvania is looking for a highly motivated and aggressive News Producer.

Job Responsibilities: Produce compelling well written newscasts. Manage execution of newscast in the control room. We expect excellent news judgment and a let's get it done attitude. Candidates must have a desire to own breaking news and weather. Experience Requirements: One year producing experience is preferred. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative and have the ability to make decisions under pressure and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. To apply send your resume, DVD, or link to:

Marie Leszek
3514 State Street
Erie, PA 16508

WICU/WSEE Lilly Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please.


Advertising sales

WICU/ WSEE / WBEP is looking for an outside commission sales person to join our team.

You should have at least 3 years advertising sales experience, a love of people, creative thinker who wants to work hard and enjoy your job. Weekends and evenings are not unusual. Send your resume to WICU TV Attn: Marie Leszek, 3514 State Street, Erie PA 16508 or email to

WICU TV/WSEE TV is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please.


Multi Media Journalist

The News Department of WICU12 and WSEE-TV is seeking a Multi Media Journalist. Applicants must have a broadcast journalism degree, excellent writing skills, experience writing for broadcast and a demo of packages and "on camera" work. This is an entry level position. The successful candidate will assist in gathering, writing and editing news for our multi-platform news broadcasts. Send resume and references to News Director, WICU/WSEE TV 3514 State Street, Erie, PA 16508 or e-mail resume to



WICU/WSEE - the combined NBC/CBS affiliates in Erie, PA is looking for a self motivated, creative and enterprising co-anchor/reporter for our evening newscasts. Successful applicants must have a strong command of current events and great story telling skills.

All co-anchors must have live shot experience and the skills to produce a newscast.

A minimum two years of news reporting/anchoring experience is preferred.

Candidates must understand and embrace the challenges of a multi-platform news operation.

If you want to co-anchor, but don't want to give up reporting, send resume, demo and references to News Director, WICU/WSEE TV 3514 State Street, Erie, PA 16508 or e-mail resume to


Technical Director/News Videographer

The combined NBC/CBS/CW affiliates in Erie are looking for a multi-talented and creative Technical Director and Videographer for our multi-platform Live Newscasts.

Successful candidates must love news and thrive under pressure. Duties will include directing weekend and weekday newscasts as well as shooting and editing news stories for TV broadcasts and the web. Minimum two years experience preferred. Send resume, directing demo and references to News Director, WICU/WSEE TV 3514 State Street, Erie, PA 16508 or e-mail resume to

Job Openings at WENY:

Reporter / Videographer

WENY News is a multiple award winning news department looking for a future award-winner who`s ready for that big first break. By shooting, reporting and sometimes editing your own stories, you'll sharpen your skills in every aspect of news gathering in the field. We shoot on digital HD cameras, and edit on Adobe Premier non-linear systems. Non-Linear editing experience is a must.

We expect you to be a good writer right out of the chute (a writing test is mandatory for all finalists), and a very good one shortly thereafter with the news director's guidance. We also expect you to bring story ideas on a regular basis, and bring your "A" game every single day. In return, you`ll work with a great staff at a station on the rise.

Please send resume, links to, work samples and references to: or mail to:

Attn: Brian Trauring
4247 Dorr Street
Toledo, OH 43607

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC. are an equal opportunity employer.


News Anchor / Producer

WENY News is looking for an anchor/producer to join our award-winning team in beautiful upstate New York. WENY provides local news for New York and Pennsylvania with a dedicated Washington D.C. bureau, High Definition and live facilities and a determination to achieve excellence and growth.

If you are an excellent communicator with a passion for journalism and you are ready to move from a reporting role to a weeknight anchor position, this is a tremendous and immediate opportunity. WENY serves Elmira as the local affiliate for ABC, CBS and CW networks.

Please send resume, links to, work samples and references to: or mail to:

Attn: Brian Trauring
4247 Dorr Street
Toledo, OH 43607

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC. are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Openings at Lilly Broadcasting:

Master Control Operator

Lilly Broadcasting has an opening for a Master Control operator.

Candidates must have computer skills, working knowledge of television station operations, and be a self-starter with a great attitude.

This position will also work in the news department.

Send resume to:

Lilly Broadcasting
Attn: Human Resources
3514 State Street
Erie, PA 16508

Lilly Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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